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bail and was released that same night. the u.s. attorney's office and san francisco da are working out who will try the case. stern is not his attorney but says the deputy faces a rough road. >> courts have been known to deafuate and come down more hashly on law enforcement officers based on an expectation that's higher than the general public. >>> deputy's first court appearance is set for next monday. >>> to oakland where defense attorneys for the accused gunmen at a mass shooting say the suspect is not fit for trial. a psychologist claims he's a paranoid schizophrenic and cannot understand court proceedings. the victim's families say he shouldn't get away with it. >> he shouldn't be a coward. let him own up to what he did. >> reporter: the defense needs a second psychoyacht tick opinion and there is a delay in the case because he asked for an interpreter. >>> a follow-up on the arrest of a southern california man at a security check point. officials say he was wearing a watch that looks like a trigger for an explosive device. the 49-year-old went to court and learned the coun
. happening now, paul chambers is life and tells us this one day strike is actually going to last a lot five days, paul? >> reporter: that is correct, gassi, it's been eight days, and this is the nurses union and you can see that they're taking part in the final rally today as they're in the picket line for the second time since may 2011. they're loud and want to be heard. around 3200 nurses took part in this one day strike. these nurses hit the streets at 7:00 this morning. >> 85% of those nurses that are coming here to work during the strike have been with us before on previous strikes. so we are very confident in the level of care that they provide. >> it's very sad that they're willing to spend millions of dollars on these nurses and not on their nurses, who are really what make their hospital. >> reporter: they're asking that they make 100 major concessions, including changes to paid sick leave and out of pocket costs for health care. they're asking for clear concessions but in most cases, they're in line with, or better than u.s. health care benefits. >> that's what we want to be taken
key groups: minorities and the use vote for key in obama's reelection. democratic party staff and volunteers in san francisco were busy clearing the campaign office as the people came by searching for obama signs and taking pictures to remember this moment in history. >> oh, i was walking by and i voted for obama and i wanted to remember that i voted for obama so i'm picking these up to take home. >> reporter: it was an emotional evening as thousands of students watched the election results. without the youth vote, the president might not have been reelected. the exit poll from fox news says that he was overwhelming support from people under 30, 64% for obama, 30% for obama. >> the numbers don't lie. >> reporter: political analyst randy shanavil says that this is a reflection of the changing demographic. he was getting support from 93% of blacks, 71% of asians, and 71% of hispanics. >> the republicans are not clicking with those groups and if those groups grow and republican policies stay the same, they're going to continue to lose the votes. >>> we have gays, lesbians, asians
. and janet, you tell us that this strike is turning up the heat to this company and leading to illustrates demise? >> reporter: lets. actually this is a distribution site for hostess twinkies and other snacks. and as you can see, the protesters are here and they say that they'll be here 24- hours until the company agrees to give them more dough. workers chanted near a delivery line outside of hostess' factory in oakland. >> we're taking the brunt for the mistakes of the ceos, but we're the ones taking all the consultants. >> reporter: most of the plant's 71 workers are on a strike. hostess brands which makes twinkies, cup cakes, ho-ho, and other bread products, filed for bankruptcy, and it involves an 8% pay cut. contributions to medical benefits. no overtime or holiday way. >> i have three kids, i have two girls and one boy. i have two in college right now. >> at least half of theme piece were supposed to retire this year and last year and they weren't able to retire because of the stop in the pension so they won't be able to retire. >> reporter: the factory closed due to the strike and t
in the day when it was hard to find a store that was open on thanksgiving. well, toys r us are having special hours today, they opened at 8:00. and just about an hour ago, there were about half a dozen people in the line. ask now it extends about three dozen or more people down the line. sears and walmart will be opening at 8:00. target plans to open at 9:00, that is three hours earlier than last year, and other stores such as best buy are sticking to their midnight times, but they're offering up deep discounts, like laptops up to $180 to draw people in, people who are waiting are saying that it's worth it for the deals, and some away they came for the fun of it, but certainly during they say tough economic times, they're looking for some of the deals as these stores want to keep these lines running. >> now we go to kara lou with that best buy in emeryville with why experts say that online shopping could affect the black friday turn out this year. >> reporter: well, heather this is one of the healthier lines, and as the wraps around the store. more than 165 people in line. but customers tell
, to contra costa county. p.g. is telling us that there are about 15,000 customers that lost power this evening in the bay area, but again it was rain throughout the first half of the day. and boy, that's exactly what our chief meteorologist bill martin called for. bill, you told us that it would clear up by noon, and it did. >> [inaudible] that gave us a break -- the heaviest an inch of rain -- the upshot to that, the rainfall came under the estimates. so the rain not as heavy as expected. so that's good for the first of these heavy weather systems. if you take a look at the rainfall systems, heavy rain, but livermore, quarter of an inch. just an inch of rain in lowland. we're getting a break, there's the system as it moves out of the area. and you see that blue sky, we're going to get about scoffers of dry in the bay area. we've got all the live radars going, we've got reno, and sacramento, and looking for rain, the next system's going to come in here and it's going to come in as twice as strong as the other. i'm going to have all the details when i come back. i'm going to time t
and beautiful and of course then it was a downed all. >> and, chief meteorologist bill martin will let us know how long is rain showers will be with us. up in the sierra, snow is falling. they say they could see snow as low as 3000 feet. they are live along interstate 80 right now. >> is awfully chilly right now. as you look out here we are getting light snowfall right now. it's about at 85200 feet. we've had a few inches of snow collecting on the roadway and this is westbound interstate 80. right now the spot is clear that we have seen some folks driving too fast for the conditions. >> 100 pieces of equipment including the snowplow are mobilized. caltrans also has 130 130 crewmembers working around the clock. >>> and they have had at least eight spinoffs within a half- hour stretch. >> we worried it would happen happen. >> chain controls went into effect just before three from the exit east of cold blacks all the way to the donner lake interchange. >> just a little bit of the whitney is an wet fingers. >> but those getting stuck in traffic going through the sierra mountains were not too ups
inclined to speak with us outside the courtroom. >> he will prove his innocence outside of the cot. >> reporter: he's due back in court on september 17th. david stevenson, ktvu news. >> a the search is on for two armed men who held up the joyeria on story road near king road about 10:15. police say the men walked into the store wearing masks and hooded sweatshirts. at some point, a man fired at the store owner, she returned fire, and then the owner chased the men from the store. >> well, we have officers looking for witnesses, others are searching for video, possibly helping us in the investigation and we also have officers canvassing the area looking for possible suspects. >> nobody was hurt, the investigators say that the men ran from the scene without taking anything. at this point police have not been able to find them. >>> a 14-year-old girl was struck by a pickup truck today while riding her bike at redwood city. the bike made a right turn from jefferson avenue to alameda, and the girl attended woodside high school and the accident is under investigation, and the driver is sa
originated who asked us not to show his face. he said flames erupted out of control from his fireplace. the fire did start there but not sure what cause today to spread. >> the fire was accidental and not suspicious in nature. >> reporter: fire officials say accidental fires can be common during the holiday season. with the colder weather and the extra use of lights and candles. they hope an incident like this one will remind people to be extra cautious. robert honda, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the coast guard rescuers were called out on the bay today to help voters if distress. human and animal. the cabin cruiser started taking on water near the marina at 12:30 this afternoon. the people on board called 911. rescuers arrived to find a group of people along with a going, cat and snake. >> there were eight people on board. they all had personal flowtation devices on so they would have been safe enough in the cold water. it is pret calm conditions out here on the bay today, too. >> nobody was hurt. a broken dry shaft seal is being blamed for that problem. >>> now to oakland where the polic
. and this is bay area news at 7:00. happening now, caralou on montgomery street. they tells us that it comes amidst. >> reporter: well act protest and a counterprotest here and across the street earlier. wrapped up just about 30 minutes ago. and police had to step in at least once. now about 150 folks were out here in front of the israeli consulate, holding signs and the mega phones. this is what the activists called an emergency protest. their emergency: stop the war on gaza, and they meant to protest the u.s. support of israel. >> i'm here because i've seen this too many times before, israel being the aggressor against palestine. >> u.s. aid to israel should be ended because they have the most powerful armyand continues to receive at least $3 billion a year in u.s. military aid. >> reporter: and a counterprotest was organized and police made their presence known, trying to diffuse the situation. pro israel groups out here, also with flags and signs, they didn't nearly have the same number saying that their demonstration was if together quickly. but they believe that hama is in their hand. i coul
was wearing oversize boots. the deputies say the watch device could have been used to trigger a bomb. >>> new at 7:00 tonight. the deadly contphreubgt in gaza between israeli forces and hamas -- conflict in gaza between israeli forces and hamas. we are live now with the passionate sides. >> reporter: gasia, because of what is happening half a world away there was a heated conversation here in front of the israeli consulate. >> reporter: hundreds of palestinians and supporters crowded the sidewalk on month to say their peace. >> each side blames the other. this man says he has family in gaza that is under israeli attack. >> my sister she just got married recently. talking to her husband she can hear the bombs land next to them. >> reporter: they kept them away from each other across the street. >> some palestinian supporters made their way to the israeli side where they were met with vocal opposition. hundreds of fired rocket attacks this year. >> and each one of those rocket attacks is a double war crime. first, because 100% of them are aimed at israeli civilians and the second thing they
dozens of demonstrators on the uc berkeley camp us protesting. there's a police blocked off the entrance. we are told involve test -- involve test -- several protesters are inside at this hour. this happened about 4:00 this afternoon and occupy call blog says that's when six students chained their necks to the doors on the sixth floor of that building. you see poli officers there on the scene not allowing anyone in or out. we were able to talk to university officials in just the past half hour they told us they are unaware of what motivated this protest. they tell us this building is vacant and is else seth to be demolished in the coming mites because it is not safe. we will stay on top of developing situation. you see a large number of students at the hall where it is now being closed off by police. more information coming up on the 10:00 news. that protest coincide with the a appointment of a new chancellor. the uc board of chancellor confirmed the appointment. he is currently an executive vice president and dean at columbia where we worked as a profess of history. he starts in june of
for this day, but change is on the horizon. meteorologist rosemary orozco will run it down for us later in this news cast. >>> on the east coast residents recovering from last week's massive storm are now bracing for another. more than 1 million homes in new jersey and new york are still without power. now forecasters are warning about a nor'easter expected to hit wednesday. this next storm is expected to bring rain, wind, and freezing temperatures to the region. authorities say it could also cause more power out ajs. >>> so life in the northeast is beginning to return to normal. more than 1 million students returned to school today after week-long closure due to last week's superstorm. most but not all schools were reopened today. in the hardest-hit areas, dozens of schools remain closed due to structural damage and power issues. >>> san jose place say a 23-year-old man is now under arrest for this past weekend's fatal shooting of a father of three. investigators say gal have a knew the victim, 2-year-old robert. investigators say it appears gal van and agulto got into some kind of arg
story 7:00, jana is live at the museum and tells us one person was arrested but police do not consider it to be the main suspect. >> that's right, gasia. i spoke with museum staff, and they tell me that even though one person was arrested, they still have not recovered any of the items that were stolen from the museum. they do have surveillance video and say it peer apierce that this crime was planned out in advance. staff were told to report to a meeth this morning where they learned about the theft. the director says someone broke into the history gallery about midnight setting off alarms. the museum has 24-hour security so the three guards on site called police. >> there was damage at the point of entry where the burglars entered and there were several artifacts taken from display cases and those cases were damages but luckily no one hurt. >> the director says police responded within three minutes but found no one. >> unfortunately it seems that these burglars knew what they were looking for, they had tiefd objects and came well prepared to they were in and out very quickly. >> muse
lots in morgan hill. one witness at ktvu told he used a stun gun on her. >> so i saw sparks coming from the side, they looked like little electrical lines. >> reporter: sources tell us that stun gun is the main evidence connecting the then 17- year-old to see torres to the attack. his link to the lamar case makes him evening more relieved. >> we've heard about had link before, but now that they've brought the charges against him, i think that definitely gives our community a little bit more peace. >> reporter: the analysts and his father say that the two case are very much connected and hopes it leads to more tips. >> these are positive developments, they're building the case against him, trying to show a pattern. >> maybe this will get people to finally speak up and realize that there was a monster in our community and now he's going it finally bed prosecuted for the crimes he committed. >> reporter: torres is going to be tried san adult, and this family inclined to comment. >> we have an update tonight often a hit and run accident in san francisco's presideo, a woman has vended and u
to the airport make sure you come ahead. >>> well the splash showers have hit most of us for the day over the north bay. over the last hour we have seen the system finally begin to shift over the central bay. we will show you again we've got steady rain continuing over the north bay and as we look along the peninsula we have rain headed this way. now from san francisco down to san mateo. and it's now crossing over the east bay with oakland reporting a few light showers here. as we get into the evening hours we're going watch this system continue to push to the south and as it does it will continue to bring us rain into the north bay we've seen anywhere from 3-10รก7b9 and i will tell you how long this system is going to stick around. >>> highway patrols investigating a fatal cash that left one woman dead. it happened about 2:20 this afternoon. an suv veered into a disabled car and that car was pushed into traffic and overturned. the woman inside the disabled car was ejected. >>> workers of the port of oakland are applauding ending agreement that crippled their operations today. late this a
us be the world-class city we are. giving ourselves the world class heart we have, so happy thanksgiving everybody. >> the nair and the members of the police staff helped carve 150 turkeys at the salvation army harbor life center. tomorrow, the salvation army will deliver up to 5,000 turkeys to seniors around maroon county. >> aspirin tar's restaurant in sasalito is offering three thanksgiving dings. the -- linear. last thanksgiving. volunteers served omon 100,000 meals. go to ktvu.com to help support bay area holiday give aways. psychological down to the hot topics section and look for the link. >>> continuing coverage -- our janet life along the scene, just south of the cliff house, explained on you the spill hatched and explain at&t what the corrosion are looking how they're looking it up. >> this section of this great highway remains enclosed right now, but they hope to reopen it in the next hour. you see the crews out here, they say that they are almost finished pumping out the contaminated water but this beach will remain closed. clean-up corrosion shoveling sand and
election. and, david stevenson is in san francisco to tell us what he is finding out about the question of turnout, david? >> reporter: the voting booths behind me hera at san francisco city hall are staying busy. ahead of the polls closing at 8:00 this evening. take a look at the video we shot. sanfrancisco has over 503,000 voters. typical turn out here for presidential election is 71%. the elections department says it may be lower this year. half of the mail voters have been returned. but we are seeing people to come to vote in the booths including first-time voters of all ages. >> first time voting. it is very important. i want to vote for this country, the united states. >> it was really exciting and it was -- i was really happy to vote because before i could not vote. so i was just like, asking who are you voting for. now i get to do it. >> reporter: and despite the concerns of the turnout, sap fran has two chosely watched racees and initiatives ranging -- races and initiatives ranging from grocery taxes and the reservoir. the department of elections expects to release results of
by the vandals. the police told us there have been no arrests in the casism the evening commute is easing up after a big rig crash snarled traffic. a tractor trailer crashed into the divider of 680 near stone ridge at noon. the driver was pulled from the cab taken to the hospital after commanipulating of pain. it blocked all assault and battery lanes. traffic inched by on the shoulder. they spent the day cleaning up the wreckage including 40 gallons of spilled fuel. all lanes reopened at 5:15. now to east oak land. ground breaking for the first new store in 20 years. officials and executives at the kroger company grabbed shovels. the 80,000 square foot foods coast store will afrpgor the shopping center at 106th avenue. they say this area has been known as a food desert for years with many going for miles to get to a full-service grocery store. >> we are most tkpaoeuted about the fact that we are going to create 450 to 500 jobs in a community that has unemployment rates that approach 25%. it is really what it is is all about. >> developers say they lined up other retailers including ross and
gathering spot is the in castro where adults dress up for a street party. amber lee live to show us how that party is getting started. >> happy halloween, everybody. it's been raining on and off during the past hour here. it stopped for the moment but looks like people are still ready to party tonight. >> there we go. >> reporter: this is carr men and her orange and black glory. expiring to mrs., the popular giants player. >> it's a party. just a big party. we loved it. >> reporter: then there's this family dressed as big bird and dog i did guised as a bad. we also found a group of international students that said this is fair thirst halloween sell -- they're first halloween celebration. >> reporter: had t remains to be seen it rain will keep people away. there is a police command post. we're told this area along with the mission and the gary corridor is getting extra attention tonight in recent years the castro has been mostly peaceful, after the city stopped closing streets and stopped allowing live entertainmen. the that's the latest from here. >>> in the south bay officials in san j
presidential campaign behind him, president barack obama used his first major remarks since reelection to dive right into a showdown over the looming fiscal cliff. >> we are serious about about reducing the deficit. we have to combine spending cuts with revenue. and that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay a little more in taxes. >> a group of middle class miles an hours, the president staked his position for crucial negotiations develop the white house and capitol hill. extending a negotiation with both parties meeting with him next friday. they warn the combination of tax cuts set to expire and automatic federal spending cuts poised start kicking in on january 1st could put the country back into a recession if a compromise is not reached. the chief negotiator, house speaker, said on friday that raising taxes is not the answer. >> everyone wants to get our economy moving again. everyone wants more americans back to work again. raising tax rates will slow down our ability to create the jobs that everyone says they want. >> reporter: without an agreement the average american household
fit. the driver jerked the wheel and crashed into a used truck lot. ten trucks were damaged. the driver was not seriously hurt and will not be sited for this crash. >>> an abrupt end for a family institution that has been a staple for a decade. drakes will have to close tomorrow. >> reporter: oyster farming is ending. >> disbelief, a combination that creates a shock. >> reporter: interior secretary salazar personally phoned him today. larry says he was stunned that the park lease is over. his family business gone, 30 people instantly out of work. >> this is going to have a profound effect to west marin. >> reporter: customers also stunned. >> it's so sad that now this will not happen anymore. we could very well be the last people. >> reporter: last wednesday we showed you secretary salazar visiting. an environmental impact study found the farm harmed marine mammals. it has gotten praise for sustainability, low environmental impact and jobs in marin. >> right now i feel bad. >> reporter: what are you going to do? >> i don't know. >> reporter: the company says it cannot reloca
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